Paul Klee Castles

Continuing our theme of artworks based on Houses and Homes, 3/4J are going to complete an artwork of a castle in the style of Paul Klee (Pronounced clay).   WALT I can create a castle in the style of Paul Klee I can use watercolour paints in warm and cool colours WILF I can draw…

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Chengdu the Panda

Look at this book about Chengdu the Panda, who would not, could not fall asleep! Chengu is actually a city in China. It is also the home of a panda sanctuary. Miss B visited China, Chengdu and the Panda Sanctuary back in 2014. They are amazing animals, so cute and cuddly looking. The sanctuary even…

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Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji

This majestic Mountain is Mt Fuji. Where in the world is it located?   It’s in Japan! And its not far from the capital city, Tokyo.   A very famous Japanese artist called Katsushika Hokusai, like Mt Fuji so much he painted it 36 times! This series of artworks is called  (The-Art-Curator-for-Kids-Art-Spotlight-Hokusais-Thirty-Six-Views-of-Mount-Fuji-1qye1mg) and each artwork also…

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Dinosaur Art

This term 3/4J will be creating artworks to do with Dinosaurs! I know, I know, everyone’s favourite topic. Dinosaur art, or Paleo-art as it is known, is really hard. Why do you think it is hard for artists? Why is it harder than artworks of wild animals or pets? There are many paeleo-artists around the…

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Wintry Landscape

Our first Term 3 Artwork is going to be a Wintry Landscape. Let’s get inspired by the works of artist Caspar David Friedrich. “Winter Landscape” 1811   “Winter Landscape with Church” 1811   “Oak in the Snow” 1827-1828   “Snow Covered Hut” unknown “The Abbey in the Oakwood” 1809-18`10 “Dolmen in the Snow” unknown “Graveyard…

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Space Art

Finally!   Here is our space art from Term 3 that we completed with Chalk Pastel. Thanks for the video startwister @ youtube, we used your artwork as our guide!  

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Koi Fish

This term we are working on artworks inspired by the countries of Asia. Our first artwork was of a koi fish. The word koi comes from Japanese, simply meaning “carp”. It includes both the dull grey fish and the brightly coloured varieties. In Japanese, koi is another word that means “affection” or “love”, so koi fish are thus symbols of…

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Art Extension Task

If you have finished your other artworks, you may like to try your luck at Three Point Perspective. First of all, watch and copy this tutorial: Then grab some grid paper from Miss B and clip it in place behind some blank paper. Use the grid to try and draw a ‘worm’s eye perspective’ artwork…

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Art Term 3 – Perspective

Learning Intention: To create a landscape that uses one point perspective as a way to show depth in an artwork. Artists use perspective to show depth in their artworks. There is three types of perspective, one point, two point and three point perspective. One point perspective was first seen in many artworks from the Renaissance….

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Picasso Faces

Finally it’s uploaded! Here is the movie that we showed at our Assembly a few weeks ago, where we showcased our fabulous Picasso faces. Click here to read our previous post about Picasso, and about our next artwork, Groovy Picasso guitars. Click here to read our accompanying facts and information!

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Pop Art Andy Warhol Portraits

After studying some artworks by famous artist Andy Warhol, 5/6J created their own portraits. Pop art was an art movement in the sixties where artists portrayed popular culture. Warhol produced artworks on famous people, such as Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, as well as depicting everyday famous products, such as Campbell’s soup. We used a…

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Our Identity Collages

This term we are learning about identity. This includes personal identity, cultural identity and what influences our identity. We created these collages using images of our favourite things and our interests. It’s amazing how we could easily identify who owned each collage by the content and the shape of the head!

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